Sarah Christy Gowen

Sarah Christy Gowen works with the Cultural Alliance team to develop its financial management and administration strategies to achieve the organization’s strategic goals as Vice President of Finance & Administration. Before joining the Cultural Alliance, Sarah was Interim President & CEO of International House Philadelphia where she previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Programs, managing Lightbox Film Center. Sarah holds a MS in Arts Administration & Museum Leadership from Drexel University and a BA in Economics & Business from Lafayette College. In addition to being Vice President of Finance & Administration, Sarah serves on the board of cinéSPEAK and enjoys the performing arts, Philadelphia 76ers, and her dog Fosse.

Weight: 
0
Vice President of Finance & Administration
215-399-3519

Patricia Wilson Aden

Patricia Wilson Aden works with the Cultural Alliance team as President & CEO.  Before joining the Cultural Alliance team Patty held leadership positions at several cultural organizations, including the African American Museum in Philadelphia.  Most recently Patty served as the President & CEO of The Blues Foundation based in Memphis, Tennessee. Patty holds a BA in History from Spelman College and a MA in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University.  

Weight: 
0
President & CEO
Headshot of President Aden looking into the camera, wearing an orange blazer and her hair softly curled
(215) 399-3517
Patricia
Aden

Roberta Johnson

Roberta (she/her/hers) has a Bachelor’s in Crime, Law, and Justice with a minor in Art History and a Master’s in Arts Administration. As Vice President of Audience Engagement, Roberta oversees the Cultural Alliance’s marketing programs, including the Phillyfunguide, its discount-ticketing program, Funsavers, as well as the Cultural Alliance’s audiences building research initiatives. Prior to joining the Cultural Alliance team, Roberta was a branch coordinator for Settlement Music School. In addition to being Vice President of Audience Engagement, Roberta enjoys knitting, reading, volunteering and is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Pennsylvania Chapter.

Read more about Roberta in her Meet an Alliancer blog.

Weight: 
-59
Vice President of Programming
Roberta Johnson
215-399-3515
Roberta
Johnson